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Brazil TV host accused of ordering killings for ratings

Brazilian politician and TV host, Wallace Souza, is under investigation for allegedly ordering at least five executions in order to boost ratings. The accusations came about partially because the show Canal Livre was always first on the scene to get footage of a number of murder victims. Souza denies the accusations.
August 12, 2009

Brazilian politician and TV host, Wallace Souza, is under investigation for allegedly ordering at least five executions in order to boost ratings. The accusations came about partially because the show Canal Livre was always first on the scene to get footage of a number of murder victims. Souza denies the accusations.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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